ForeverMissed
Janice P. Saunderlin, 74, of Byron, Georgia, passed away peacefully at her home with her loving husband and three daughters on March 29, 2021. Born on January 7, 1947, she was the daughter of the late George and Bertice Newkirk Pappas. She was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1965. Janice worked several years as a Licensed Practical Nurse at the Salem County Memorial Nursing Home and volunteered for the Fenwick Community Ambulance Squad and Cape May County CERT Team (Civilian Emergency Response Team). She enjoyed fishing, gardening, spending time with her family and lots of hours on the beach.

Her memory will forever be treasured by her adoring husband of 53 years, Walter F. Saunderlin, Jr.; daughters, Debbie Dewald (Jeff) of Macon, GA; Wendy Holmes of Cape Coral, FL; and Sheri Vandenbraak (Robbie) of Wilmington, DE; 7 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; twin sister, Joanne Haines of Swedesboro, NJ.

At the family's request, all services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be given in memory of Janice P. Saunderlin to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry Street, Suite A, Macon, GA 31201.

Posted by Valerie Owens-Weigel on April 14, 2021
Walt, Debbie, Wendy, Sheri, Joanne, and your families, please know that Kim and I share in your grief and extend our deepest condolences. Janice, Joanne and I were together often during our high school & young adult years. Frequently, I was at their house on Van Meter Terrace & their beach house; her Mom & Dad always made me feel welcomed in their home and I have so many good memories of the fun times we shared. When I think of Janice, these words that describe her come to mind: cheerful smile, lots of laughter, ornery, spunky, a fantastic field hockey & basketball player, and big sports fan!! We had fun boating and water skiing; she loved the beach and always had a gorgeous tan (real & fake)! I treasure the good times we shared and I'm so thankful Janice was in my life. She was a loving wife, Mom, Gram, daughter, sister, and Aunt; in-time, fond memories you all shared with her will help ease the sorrow you feel today. I am so glad all of you got to give her a final gift by surrounding her with lots of love and caring support; I am sure it was very comforting to your Mom; she was blessed . And now, she is with our Heavenly Father and all of her loved-ones who passed before her; she is at peace. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her; please know that others share in your loss and are here if you need us! She will live in our hearts forever. God comfort all of you at this sad time; so sorry. Hugs & Love, Valerie Owens-Weigel The Villages, FL
Posted by Paula Keegan on April 12, 2021
Dear Walt, Debbie, Wendy and Sheri,

It’s been quite some time since I have been in touch with you all. I communicated with your mom on Facebook many years ago when I was on social media. I believe they were living in Florida at the time enjoying the beach life. My cousin Deb told me about Janice’s struggle just days before she passed. I am so sorry to hear this news. I always remember her as a vibrant spirit growing up. Whether it was our Salem Oak cheers days or just hanging out with Brittany and Beth at Joanne’s House, you guys were always around. My heart is so heavy for all of you. Your family bond is very strong and your mother was well loved. May you find peace in the days to come. Janice’s light, virtue and values will continue shine in all of you (her biggest accomplishment).

Sincerely,
Paula Keegan (Moriarty)
Posted by Angela Dietrich on April 11, 2021
Dear Walter & Family, We are so sorry to hear of Janice’s passing. My Mom was so happy to have you as neighbors. She is at peace now & watching over all of you. Take care. We will keep you & your Family in our prayers. Love, Nina, Carmela, Angela & Billy
Posted by Gail Weigel on March 30, 2021
Janice was the most fun as a neighbor that I’ve ever had!! Such wonderful memories of a vibrant, funny, and caring woman. Rest In Peace, old friend...

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Posted by Valerie Owens-Weigel on April 14, 2021
Walt, Debbie, Wendy, Sheri, Joanne, and your families, please know that Kim and I share in your grief and extend our deepest condolences. Janice, Joanne and I were together often during our high school & young adult years. Frequently, I was at their house on Van Meter Terrace & their beach house; her Mom & Dad always made me feel welcomed in their home and I have so many good memories of the fun times we shared. When I think of Janice, these words that describe her come to mind: cheerful smile, lots of laughter, ornery, spunky, a fantastic field hockey & basketball player, and big sports fan!! We had fun boating and water skiing; she loved the beach and always had a gorgeous tan (real & fake)! I treasure the good times we shared and I'm so thankful Janice was in my life. She was a loving wife, Mom, Gram, daughter, sister, and Aunt; in-time, fond memories you all shared with her will help ease the sorrow you feel today. I am so glad all of you got to give her a final gift by surrounding her with lots of love and caring support; I am sure it was very comforting to your Mom; she was blessed . And now, she is with our Heavenly Father and all of her loved-ones who passed before her; she is at peace. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her; please know that others share in your loss and are here if you need us! She will live in our hearts forever. God comfort all of you at this sad time; so sorry. Hugs & Love, Valerie Owens-Weigel The Villages, FL
Posted by Paula Keegan on April 12, 2021
Dear Walt, Debbie, Wendy and Sheri,

It’s been quite some time since I have been in touch with you all. I communicated with your mom on Facebook many years ago when I was on social media. I believe they were living in Florida at the time enjoying the beach life. My cousin Deb told me about Janice’s struggle just days before she passed. I am so sorry to hear this news. I always remember her as a vibrant spirit growing up. Whether it was our Salem Oak cheers days or just hanging out with Brittany and Beth at Joanne’s House, you guys were always around. My heart is so heavy for all of you. Your family bond is very strong and your mother was well loved. May you find peace in the days to come. Janice’s light, virtue and values will continue shine in all of you (her biggest accomplishment).

Sincerely,
Paula Keegan (Moriarty)
Posted by Angela Dietrich on April 11, 2021
Dear Walter & Family, We are so sorry to hear of Janice’s passing. My Mom was so happy to have you as neighbors. She is at peace now & watching over all of you. Take care. We will keep you & your Family in our prayers. Love, Nina, Carmela, Angela & Billy
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